Office Holiday Closure Notice: The Clerk's office will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day.


After hours payments on traffic or criminal cases that are not in collections will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and  from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, October 14, via the nCourt payment system at 561-328-2463. Please have your citation, case or driver’s license number available when placing your call.


The E-Filing portal will be unavailable due to maintenance from 4 – 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 13. 


Operation Green Light: Get your driver's license back and save on fees for overdue traffic tickets and criminal court fines & fees on Saturday, October 19.



County Civil Court FAQ

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County Civil - (561) 355-2500

  • What is a County Civil Case?

    A County Civil case is any civil matter that falls within the jurisdiction of County Court. Detail may be found in Chapter 34, Florida Statutes. County Civil cases include several different types of matters (see below).

    • Evictions - Landlord/Tenant cases
    • Small Claims - Disputes involving money damages where the amount at issue does not exceed $5,000 excluding costs, interest and attorney fees.
    • Other Civil Actions – Civil lawsuits not within Small Claims jurisdiction where the amount at issue does not exceed $15,000 excluding costs, interest and attorneys’ fees.

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